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towards the wedwood city area, and this is shifting to the south. mortgage gap hill, san martin. seeing moderate rain ease up. we have a flashflood warning until 6:30 for san will you rice river near big tree and that's a big concern. that's up at 60:00 this evening. the russian officer, flood stage 32. expected to get close to 31 feet. they might come down but that would be tomorrow morning. and mine are fluke situations on the nap a river, right now at 15 feet, and the napa river, 19 feet. so minor fluctuations on bay area rivers. how long this will stay with us? we'll take a look at the forecast. >> a wind advisory was in effect for the bay bridge, the carquinez bridge. if you didn't think the storm had a kick, take a look. this is our camera on mt. tamalpais in mill valley, pounded by rain and serious wind gusts. this storm drenched parts of the north bay. the national weather service issued a floor nod -- flashflood warning. and stoney point road is closed. sergio quintana is live at the scene. reporter: leigh mentioned the problem of the flash-flood warnings, and the other problem
the phone with the city of napa where officials expect the river will crest lower than predicted. as you can see it is still underwater and cal trans is waiting it out. they say it may reopen after christmas day. live in sonoma county, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> thank you, cornell. and the santa cruz county of fell ton was hit hard. today's storm forced road closures and evacuations. thomas roman has more. >> this truck was almost fully submerged on sunday afternoon. this is the community of fell ton grove. its 40 plus families were told to evacuate at about 1:30. dan and liz say they got a warning that the nearby san lorenzo river was rising fast. >> at first it was an advisory only, and then it was mandatory when it was clear the river would come up. >> the river reached some four feet over flood stage. they were evacuated before. they have lived here 27 years. >> we need to secure our animals. we need to move our vehicles. we need to not be in the houses while the severe flooding is happening. >> while the streets were under anywhere from six inches to four feet of water, these still
gusting to 60 miles an hour. winds knocking down trees down one block. city crews were on the scene to get the road open as soon as they could. driving was treacherous at the height of the storm. many accident, spin outs and in this case an overturned car on highway 101 near airport boulevard where the water was deep and caught drivers off guard. no word on injuries in that accident, either. >>> the great highway in san francisco closed again between lincoln and slote. heavy rain and sifting sands conspired to chose all of the southbound lanes. one northbound lane is closed as well. >>> in short it has been rough getting around the bay area today. flooding and falling trees making it stk-rpblgs for drivers. cbs 5 reporter is in san francisco with the evidence, elisa? >> hi, brian. a lot of people were on the roads today trying to get done last minute christmas shopping heading off to holiday parties. it was not fun if you had to be out there. this is what people had to drive through. very treacherous conditions. soggy and messy roads and highways. large puddles, heavy rain and slow-moving
city, has reported nearly 3 in. and 5 in. neare the san mateo bridge it is finally starting to stop. we could see some residual showers to the south bay and to the east bay but partly cloudy, overnight. partly cloudy, but mostly sunny as the go for the afternoon. cooler temperatures and as we come up with more continuing >> oakland side of the bay bridge. that's where we find kron 4's reggie kumar. reggie. there were strong wind advisories earlier today. are the winds dying down? >> reporter: they have, enough of vicki. the chp says that the wind advisory for the bay bridge behind me has been lifted. the rain has stopped for no but the storm packed a powerful punch. the rain soaked hillsides in the berkeley hills, couldn't hold anymore water. as a result some roads turned into small streams. homeowners up here are prepared for run off, especially after a major storm. you can see and hear the water pouring off this hillside down this specially made drainage path behind this house. sand bags were strategically placed around storm drains to prevent more flooding. the heavy rain fall even
>>> rain pounded the pavement in oakland this afternoon and flowed swiftly to storm drains across the city. a drench that had many people running to their cars today. >>> the storm has both forced fremont police to -- cancel a dui checkpoint instead those officers will be out on the roads looking for drunk drivers. >> reporter: as if the pouring rain and wet roads weren't dangerous enough. >> you think a lot of people are drinking and driving out there? >> yes, yes. because it's a holiday. that's what they do. >> reporter: the california highway patrol reports drunk driving has already caused 15 fatal crashes on california roadways during this first part of the long holiday weekend. that's compared to just three deaths during the same period a year ago. >> when you mix alcohol and you mix the rain, you have a bad recipe there and it's usually a recipe for disaster. >> reporter: in the first two days of a maximum enforcement period in the bay area the chp says there have been three fatal crashes and 111 dui arrests. >> we've seen a lot of people being involved in collisions because they mi
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